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DOW   39,087.38
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NYSE:SCI

Service Co. International (SCI) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$72.73
-0.46 (-0.63%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$72.36
$73.31
50-Day Range
$65.31
$73.16
52-Week Range
$52.89
$73.42
Volume
578,203 shs
Average Volume
936,565 shs
Market Capitalization
$10.62 billion
P/E Ratio
20.66
Dividend Yield
1.59%
Price Target
$75.00

Service Co. International MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
3.1% Upside
$75.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
4.87% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.77mentions of Service Co. International in the last 14 days
Based on 9 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.29 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
9.67%
From $3.62 to $3.97 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.51 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

64th out of 137 stocks

Personal Services Industry

5th out of 12 stocks


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About Service Co. International Stock (NYSE:SCI)

Service Corporation International provides deathcare products and services in the United States and Canada. Its funeral service and cemetery operations comprise funeral service locations, cemeteries, funeral service/cemetery combination locations, crematoria, and other businesses. The company also provides professional services related to funerals and cremations, including the use of funeral home facilities and motor vehicles; arranging and directing services; and removal, preparation, embalming, cremation, memorialization, and travel protection, as well as catering services. In addition, it offers funeral merchandise, including burial caskets and related accessories, urns and other cremation receptacles, outer burial containers, flowers, online and video tributes, stationery products, casket and cremation memorialization products, and other ancillary merchandise. Further, the company's cemeteries provide cemetery property interment rights, such as developed lots, lawn crypts, mausoleum spaces, niches, and other cremation memorialization and interment options. It offers its products and services under the Dignity Memorial, Dignity Planning, National Cremation Society, Advantage Funeral and Cremation Services, Funeraria del Angel, Making Everlasting Memories, Neptune Society, and Trident Society brands. The company was incorporated in 1962 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

SCI Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/29 Dividend
12/14/2023
Dividend Payable
12/29/2023
Last Earnings
2/13/2024
Today
3/01/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/28 Dividend
3/14/2024
Dividend Payable
3/28/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/06/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Personal services
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
24,922
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$75.00
High Stock Price Target
$80.00
Low Stock Price Target
$70.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+3.1%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$537.32 million
Pretax Margin
17.28%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.10 billion
Cash Flow
$5.76 per share
Book Value
$10.56 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
138,589,000
Market Cap
$10.62 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.79
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SCI Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Service Co. International stock right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Service Co. International in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" SCI shares.
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What is Service Co. International's stock price target for 2024?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Service Co. International's shares. Their SCI share price targets range from $70.00 to $80.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $75.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have SCI shares performed in 2024?

Service Co. International's stock was trading at $68.45 at the beginning of the year. Since then, SCI shares have increased by 6.3% and is now trading at $72.73.
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Are investors shorting Service Co. International?

Service Co. International saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 7,230,000 shares, an increase of 8.7% from the January 15th total of 6,650,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 861,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 8.4 days. Currently, 5.0% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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When is Service Co. International's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 6th 2024.
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How were Service Co. International's earnings last quarter?

Service Co. International (NYSE:SCI) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 13th. The company reported $0.93 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.91 by $0.02. The business earned $1.06 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.02 billion. Service Co. International had a net margin of 13.11% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 32.88%. The firm's revenue was up 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.92 EPS.

How often does Service Co. International pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Service Co. International?

Service Co. International declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 15th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Thursday, March 28th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.65%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 14th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.29.
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Is Service Co. International a good dividend stock?

Service Co. International (NYSE:SCI) pays an annual dividend of $1.16 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.60%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 14 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 32.95%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, SCI will have a dividend payout ratio of 29.22% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Service Co. International's stock buyback program work?

Service Co. International announced that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, November 8th 2023, which permits the company to buyback $600,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 6.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

What guidance has Service Co. International issued on next quarter's earnings?

Service Co. International issued an update on its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 13th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 3.500-3.800 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of 3.610. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Thomas L. Ryan's approval rating as Service Co. International's CEO?

550 employees have rated Service Co. International Chief Executive Officer Thomas L. Ryan on Glassdoor.com. Thomas L. Ryan has an approval rating of 90% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Service Co. International own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Service Co. International investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T), Micron Technology (MU), Pfizer (PFE), Carriage Services (CSV), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Intel (INTC), Visa (V), Walmart (WMT) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

Who are Service Co. International's major shareholders?

Service Co. International's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.08%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (9.51%), FIL Ltd (2.86%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (2.63%), Sarasin & Partners LLP (1.48%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.39%). Insiders that own company stock include Alan R Buckwalter III, Elisabeth G Nash, Ellen Ochoa, Eric D Tanzberger, Eric D Tanzberger, Gregory T Sangalis, Jakki L Haussler, John H Faulk, Marcus A Watts, Steven A Tidwell, Sumner J Waring III, Sumner J Waring III, Tammy R Moore, Thomas L Ryan and Tony Coelho.
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How do I buy shares of Service Co. International?

Shares of SCI stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:SCI) was last updated on 3/2/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff